Blogs

Dispute Resolution | 8th December 2021

Mandatory arbitration process unveiled for commercial rent arrears

The government has unveiled its long-awaited plans for arbitration to handle pandemic-related commercial rent arrears, with a code of conduct that effectively sets the standard...

Lucy Penfold

Senior Solicitor, Dispute Resolution

Guide to your rights as a student tenant

If you are renting accommodation as a student, you should fully understand your rights - and your obligations. When things go wrong in your flat...

Lucy Penfold

Senior Solicitor, Dispute Resolution
Commercial & Corporate | 12th November 2021

Why grey matter still counts when it comes to patenting...

Each day brings new milestones in the achievements of Artificial Intelligence; many in response to the health and economic challenges of the past two years. ...

Nigel Maud

Partner, Commercial & Corporate, COLP
Dispute Resolution, Employment | 8th November 2021

What counts as bullying in the workplace?

Experiencing unfair treatment in the workplace can be distressing and can have an impact on your life both in and out of work. You may...

Jane Crosby

Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution & Accredited Mediator
News | 2nd November 2021

Fireworks, bonfires and the law

If you are considering an at-home fireworks display or perhaps a bonfire, you need to be sure that you do not fall foul of the...

Elizabeth Larkin

Marketing Manager
Dispute Resolution, Employment | 19th October 2021

Why digital nomads can be a headache for employers

The easing of overseas travel restrictions is posing an unexpected headache for employers, who need to be on the look-out for potential digital nomads in...

Jane Crosby

Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution & Accredited Mediator

A royal lesson in keeping things under your hat

A judicial decision has seen the late Duke of Edinburgh’s will sealed for 90 years, and the value of the estate excluded from the grant...

Lucy Penfold

Senior Solicitor, Dispute Resolution
Personal Injury | 11th October 2021

Can I make a claim for an accident abroad?

If you have suffered an injury because of an accident abroad, you may be able to bring a claim for compensation. Many people are left...

Gerard Sanders

Partner, Head of Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence
Dispute Resolution | 7th October 2021

What is Alternative Dispute Resolution and why is it important?

Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) is exactly what it says on the tin- it’s an alternative way to attempt to resolve a dispute. If you haven’t...

Lucy Penfold

Senior Solicitor, Dispute Resolution
Trusts & Estates, Wills, Trusts & Estates | 20th September 2021

Leaving gifts to charity in your will

The International Day of Charity takes place annually in September, but did you know that one of the best ways to support a charity is...

Jordan Page

Senior Solicitor, Trusts & Estates